ASUS launched the Zenfone Lite L1 smartphone in India in October 2018. It was an entry-level smartphone priced at Rs.5,999 in India. Today, ASUS has added another entry-level smartphone to its lineup with the launch of ASUS Zenfone Live L2.
Asus has silently introduced the new Zenfone Live L2 without any formal announcement, and the listing is live on ASUS’s website. The new Zenfone Live L2 flaunts a 5.5-inch 18:9 HD+ IPS display with 82.3% screen-to-body ratio. It comes in two storage variants i.e., 16GB and 32GB. The 16GB RAM variant is powered by the Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform, while the 32GB variant is powered by the Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform. The RAM remains the same in both the variants at 2GB. In regard to GPU, it is Adreno 505 on the Snapdragon 430 variant and Adreno 308 on the Snapdragon 425 variant.
Zenfone Live L2 sports a gradient color back with a glossy finish and comes in Rocket Red and Cosmic color options. With regards to the camera, it sports a 13MP Rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and 5MP front camera with f/2.4 aperture along with a soft LED flash. All these are backed up by a 3000mAh battery and in terms of software, the Live L2 runs on Android Oreo on top of ZenUI 5.
ASUS Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL) specifications
- 5.5-inch (1440 x 720 pixels) HD+ IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 400 nits brightness
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425/Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform with Adreno 505/Adreno 308 GPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ZenUI 5.0
- Dual SIM ( nano + nano + microSD)
- 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, 5P lens, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture
- 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.4 aperture
- Face unlock
- Dimensions: 147.26 x 71.77 x 8.15mm; Weight: 140g
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
- 3000mAh battery
The ASUS Zenfone Live L2 has similar specifications to Zenfone Lite L1 expect the new gradient back with a glossy finish. There is no mention of the pricing and availability of the smartphone yet. But according to ASUS’s website, Live L2 will soon be available in retailers across the US, Canada, Bulgaria and Ukraine.